James W. Allen, III (Jim), is a licensed real estate associate for SVN Saunders Real Estate. He specializes in conservation easements, agricultural use land, and potential development land.
Jim has a strong background in agriculture, cattle, citrus, land management, and land development. Prior to joining SVN Saunders Real Estate, Jim was a land manager for a development company. He manages cattle for local producers and manages his own cattle operation.
Jim obtained a degree in small business management from Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, FL.
He is a livestock appraiser and farm equipment appraiser, certified by the International Society of Agricultural Appraisers. In addition, he is licensed for pesticide applications.
With a solid background in Florida agriculture, he brings years of experience with cattle operation management and land management that includes controlled burning, mowing, and hay production.
Jim has held offices in the Polk County Cattlemen's Association and the Costal Conservation Association Polk Chapter.
Jim’s personal interests include hunting, fishing, reading, running, and scuba diving.